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  1. Cities 3
    Reasons for Urbanization 

    Negatives of city life

    Pedestrian Areas
  2. Reasons for Urbanization (4)
    • People move to cities in search of job opportunities
    • Cities offer greater employment possibilities and a higher standard of living 
    • People migrate to cities from the countryside
    • Traditional activities like farming need fewer workers nowadays
  3. Negatives of city life (11)
    • Life in cities has its drawbacks 
    • The cost of living is higher than in rural areas 
    • Some people do not manage to find work
    • Housing is usually much more expensive 
    • Homelessness and poverty are common on cities
    • There is a gap between rich and poor
    • Life in cities can be extremely stressful 
    • There are problems like traffic congestion and crime 
    • Cities lack a sense of communnity 
    • People do not even know their neighbor 
    • Cities are sometimes described as "concrete jungles"
  4. Pedestrian Areas (6)
    • Pedestrian zones in city centre can improve the local environment
    • Banning cars encourages people to walk or cycle 
    • Many European cities have built bicycle lanes
    • Dependence on cars is linked to health problems like obesity 
    • People who walk or cycle reggularly are generally healthier 
    • Pedestrian areas are safer and more attractive for both residents and tourists

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Author:
imissfishman
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325015
Filename:
IDEAS 3
Updated:
2016-10-29 07:35:25
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DAY 3
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